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tony pann has more. >> i did not think the actual temperature will get up to 100. it will be a hot day today. we do have some relief later this week. this morning, warm and dry. we don't expect any rain for the morning commute. 75 at the airport. you'll feel the humidity would you step outside. scattered thunderstorms will develop in the heat and humidity. heat index of around 100. good morning to sarah. >> starting off this morning with an accident on the southbound rte. 30 side. this is in hampstead. that accident blocks all lanes and the southbound direction. watch for delays southbound on route 30. delays may also form in the
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city. dolphin is closed at howard in advance of artscape. much further south in north beach, walnut avenue and charleston avenue, there is an accident. at the bay bridge, everything is running smoothly east and westbound. this is 795. southbound traffic moving well. no delays down towards the beltway. this is 895 and so far so good is getting down to the tunnels. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. police issue an amber alert for a boy. >> two suspect grabbed darrick brown as he was walking with other kids. jennifer franciotti is live at police headquarters with the latest on search efforts. good morning. >> this is a frightening situation. darrick brown was walking with
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friends in the 300 block of gwynn avenue last night when he was adopted. he was last seen wearing black shorts and a black t-shirts with a red and white rocket on the front. they were walking along when a light green ford taurus came up along side and stopped. one of the occupants of the vehicle is reported to of gone out of the vehicle and grabbed the boy and threw him in the trunk and sped away. >> anyone with any information is urged to call the baltimore police department at 410-396- 2100. those who wish to remain anonymous can call 866-7-lock- up. anyone with any information is urged to call the baltimore police spirit we want to give this child back home to his family. >> because this was an emperor alert, you are going to see this
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information of highway signs driving in this morning -- because this was an amber color. they have no new information to report. this is still an active investigation. that number to call if you have information about darrick brown, you're asked to call 410-396- 2100. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the search continues for another inmate who walked away from it released a summit in baltimore. george brown never came back after working at a local business. he weighs about 165 pounds and is serving a sentence for traffic vilest. two other inmates did not return from their assignments last week. if you know the whereabouts, you should call baltimore city police. a guilty plea from the owners of a repair shop involved in a towing scheme.
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they admitted to paying thousands of dollars to police officers. 17 officers were charged in february. two pleaded guilty. the brothers face up to $500,000 in fines. >> howard county is about to ban smoking in outdoor parks. smoking in all 57 county park properties is expected to be banned. this kind of el tor smoking ban is the first of its kind in maryland. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of howard county's plan to ban smoking in public parks? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> supporters of syria's
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president attacked the u.s. and french embassies. they smashed windows. the attacks came days after the u.s. and french abbasids visit a city in a show of support. libyan rebels continued to hold on to positions. this is new video from the front line where rebels are hoarding in mission. rebel forces have been slowed on poli.ay towards tri rebel fighters captured a village last week south of tripoli. leon panetta met with politicians in his first visit to iraq. he said afghanistan and iraq are places that deserve his
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attention. the white house thinks some u.s. military presence beyond the end of the years when almost all troops are scheduled to leave. >> philip try again. congressional leaders have back to the white house -- they will try again today. kate amara is live with more. >> good morning. deal or no deal? the answer right now is no deal at right now. there will keep debating the debt limit at toxic the white house this afternoon. >> this is the same shot you ready yesterday. will likelyhoto op look the same. the august 2 default deadline is looming. >> now is the time to deal with these issues. if not now, when? >> no agreement has been reached.
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no progress has been made. still far apart on a deal to reduce the deficit and raise the debt ceiling. >> i want to do what i think is in the best interest of the country. it takes two to tango. >> republicans are pushing for more spending cuts. >> i don't care if recall what expenditures and our tax code or revenues. these are taxes on our job creators. >> taxes must be part of any equation that cuts in medicare and social security. >> it will get harder. so we might as well do it now. pilaf the band-aid. -- pull off the band-aid. eat our peas. >> the president will not sign a temporary debt limit extension. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> how far apart are the two
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sides? >> i thought was interesting is that the one thing that was accomplished during yesterday's meeting was they identified the size of the gaps that exist. it is said to be hundreds of billions of dollars. no deal yet. >> thank you. plans there's a change in for the astronauts aboard shuttle atlantis. >> t
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>> welcome back. we had some big storms last night. 82 degrees at 5:00 p.m. downtown. it is a humid morning. let's look it some of the other numbers. cooler up north.
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74 degrees in colombia. 77 in annapolis. a mixture of sunshine and a few clouds. heat advisory in effect. it will feel like 100 later today. scattered thunderstorms are possible later this afternoon. we'll come back and check the forecast going into the weekend. >> tsa officials are trying to figure out how way stun gun minutes past security in boston and made it onto a jetblue flight. weapon was found in a seat back pocket. all passengers off the plane when the stun gun was it discovered. a truck crossed the path of an amtrak plane. it burst into flames. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. the gate and light of the closet
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were said to be working at the time. >> astronauts will face a day in space one day longer than planned. they will spend the extra day repackaging the cargo that atlantis is delivering. to have started unloading the provisions. it will take 130 hours to transfer all the car " and put it in just the right spot. the shuttle is scheduled to land like 21st and kennedy space center. to we thought it was a pain an fold clothes and bring them upstairs. a crackdown that has gone too far and what the plan to do about it. >> a generous act by s
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. couple of accidents to avoid. southbound rte. 30 at the 30 by's traffic circle, and overturned tractor trailer. everything is blocked in the southbound direction. watch for delays. the dolphin street at howard street continued closures in effect through the weekend for artscape. deco's for portions of mount royal -- that also goes for mount royal and other roads in that area.
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will not avenue, an accident to avoid. -- will not avenue -- walnut avenue. this is the northwest corner at greenspring. inner loop traffic moving without delay towards the j.f.x. a smooth ride into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we're moving nicely on the marc trains right now. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the three, 19, and 54 buses operating with delays. a diversion at edmundson. the 64 bus diverting at charles and conway street. i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> we are off to a warm and humid start. you might want to take an umbrella.
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we could see some thunderstorms develop in the heat and humidity. it never dropped below 80 degrees downtown. 73 in randallstown. the dew points are around 70 degrees. he starts to feel uncomfortable. it is a tropical air mass. notice how the dew points drop- off in the mountains. there is a boundary west of frederick. that could be the focus for some thunderstorms later this afternoon. we had some big storms last night. they produce some damage in dropping heavy rain. we have some storms moved through parts of kentucky, tennessee, west virginia. that will stay off to the west and south. some of those clouds are drifting through maryland right now. that could hold the temperatures back right now. we're forecasting a high of 95. it will feel like 100 when you
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factor in the humidity. that front will not come through until tomorrow morning sometime. it will be a caught and his humid that and much more ahead when we get started this morning right here on "today." . -- it will be a hot and humid day today. the average high temperature today is 87. the record is 97. we will be in that neighborhood to break a record or tie it. partly cloudy tonight. a chance for some thunderstorms as that front approaches from the west. the front will go through on wednesday. the humidity will drop. it will feel better by wednesday afternoon. thursday and friday look very nice. we will start to warm up over the weekend. back into the mid 90's by monday of next week. >> some popular retailers are
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doing away with paper receipts. they are sending electronic receipts to your e-mail. retailers say digital receipts are more convenient for the consumers. especially those who tend to lose their paper receipts. some stores are cracking down on the extreme couponing. someone can shave a grocery bill to just a few dollars. but now some chains are limiting the number of identical coupons a shopper can use. shoppers is putting a stop to those who buy buy one get one free coupons. some college students may find an unpleasant surprise. many states have cut funding to public colleges. aid packages may not materialize. to make up the difference, many students may have to pay more to
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attend college this fall. some of the cutbacks will not be announced until after the school year begins. >> some new things from starbucks today. jane king joins us live with a look at today's business in the bloomberg business report. >> amid all the recent hackett taxed on sony, the caa, lockheed martin, william lynn will have a speech on thursday. the latest hack attack was on military redreaddresses. somebody tell offered 90,000 military passwords. the military had no security in place. today could be another down day on wall street.
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stocks fell yesterday on concern about your's debt crisis that looks to be spreading to bigger european countries -- concern about europe's debt crisis. starbucks has bistro boxes. they will begin selling eight meals under 500 calories. another blow to cisco systems. they may cut as many as 10,000 jobs to boost profits. that is about 14% of its total work force. that could include as many 7000 jobs to be shot by the end of august. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> job losses are something weighing on the economic recovery. veterans are plagued by high unemployment. >> that is correct. the job market not great right
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now. soldiers returning from afghanistan are faced with this. the jobless rate is rising for them. >> thank you >> > 5:21. 73 degrees on tv hill. a group of teenagers making some baseball dreams come true overseas. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of howard county's plan to ban smoking in public parks? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to beth!
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>> baseball is a game that is played around the world. >> there is one new york area
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group trying to help some fellow baseball players by giving them the real deal. >> this stuff comes from riverdale. >> this equipment is tested for needy kids in the dominican republican. about 70 boxes have already been shipped. steve and is going there to distribute the equipment -- steve is going there to distribute the equipment. he is a rookie. the founder was a new york city teenager when he first visited the island country. >> i saw kids running around without shoes, without shirts, playing baseball but not with any real equipment. they have things like empty milk cartons that they were using as a pad to catch the ball. they had big sticks that the
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used as a bat. >> the group has shipped thousands of individual pieces of used baseball equipment to the dominican republic. a few of the recipients are on track with major league ball teams. creating professional ballplayers has never been the point. >> one of the things about them playing baseball is that keeps them out of trouble. >> the shipment that is bound for the dominican republic is the largest in the nine-year history. the interest in helping the kids was spurred by plane with a kids from their about 10 years ago. >> it is pretty ingenious the way, to play the game. >> 5:26.
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first to was bars at restaurants. now one county is banning smoking at their parks. >> n amber alert is issue for a boy that was abducted in baltimore city. >> a heat advisory is in effect for today. >> and overturned tractor trailer creating some big problems in hampstead on route 30. 30.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning and welcome back. i am lisa robinson. >> i am mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. baltimore city has issued a code red heat alert. >> the actual temperature will make it to about 95. but you'll feel like 100.
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when to get past 95, it doesn't make any difference. it is on comfortable but it will be dry for the morning commute. 75 at the airport. humidity, 90%. parley cloudy skies. there could be some of thunderstorms later today. it will be dry with a high near 95 and the heat index near 100. we have better news in the seven-day forecast. >> the good news for most of the major roadways. when accident in hampstead in false and overturned tractor trailer. ruth 30 is blocked -- the route 30 bypass. that is at the traffic circle. there is a big cleanup underway. the alternate is eastbound 482 and then take southbound rte. 30. in the city, dolphin street is closed at howard along with some other roads in that area in advance of artscape.
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one more problem for the south and anne arundel county. this has just cleared. charleston avenue. we start with the key bridge. very light. pretty light as we switch over to the northwest corner of the beltway at greenspring avenue. the outer loop checking out fine to the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. an amber alert for a boy of deducted. >> two suspects grabs darrick brown. jennifer franciotti is live at baltimore city police headquarters with the latest there has been going on overnight. >> this happened in broad daylight last night. this happened in the 300 block of gwynn avenue. we do have a picture of him. he is 8 years old and was wearing a black t-shirt with a
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red and white rocket on the front. a light cream colored ford taurus pulled up alongside them. one of the occupants of that vehicle jumped out and grabbed the boy it and threw him in the back of the trunk and sped away. >> detectors are gathering as much information as they can. once we learn more, we will ensure that with you. we want to get this child photograph out as well as a description of the vehicle if it hopes that anyone saw anything can contact authorities. >> the number to call if you have any information it is baltimore city police at 410- 396-2100. this is the maryland state police issued an amber alert. you will find information on the highway signs. police want you to call if you know anything about the boy's whereabouts.
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jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore city officials have declared a code red heat alert today. a woman and a man have already died from the heat. both had underlying medical conditions. signs of heat related illness did not always show up right away. >> the heat affects complications -- complications can take place over the course of days. we have had a two deaths already of this summer. >> drink plenty of water and tried to reduce outside activities. wear light clothing. for more tips on where you can find a cooling area, go to our website, >> police have identified a teenager that was killed over the weekend. madison riggie was hit by a car
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air route 40. she died at the scene. new charges are expected against the driver. another climbing instructor at the columbia climbing school arrested on sex abuse. another instructor was charged with having sex with an underage students. the instructor was charged with four counts of sex defense last thursday. the encounters of the victims allegedly occurred between april and june. he has been released on bail. the attorney for the man accused of a deadly stabbing at the inner harbor said his client was acting in self-defense. they said the client was defending himself. >> when he is knocked over into his child and the child is knocked onto the ground in gets
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bump andgood had boead starts crying and mr. harris is trying to be involved with who is involved with its fight. >> harris is being held without bond. >> a presidential historian is one of to expand accused of stealing documents. police say barry landau and jason savedoff tried to steal dozens of documents including a paper signed by abraham lincoln. they say he signed out the documents and say that they were stopped when they tried to walk out of the library with the document. federal authorities are joining in that investigation. >> they were the first to pass a ban on smoking indoors.
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now howard county is planning to pass a ban on smoking and outdoor parks. the executive order would not extend to the patapsco valley state park. this kind of outdoor smoking ban is the first of its kind in maryland. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of howard county's plan to ban smoking in public parks? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> a nationwide trend to knowing where your food comes from has prompted an interest in urban farming. accounts city's recognize that chickens have crossed the road from the country to live near the city. so some laws were enacted. now people who love chicken have
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adopted them. daniel says one of his chickens was hanging out on the streets before making his backyard home. >> one of them was on the street corner with a drug dealer. one of them was in a lady's house. she let them come in and watch tv with her. >> this family wants to lift off of sustainable food. the mitchells have made raising chickens a family affair. >> chickens for eggs and for education to teach the children how you get eggs and where eggs come from and to lower the grocery bill. >> tonight, urban chickens. some city residents are keeping them and what is being done to make sure they are not a nuisance to a neighbors. they are such characters. o it.mon, du >> 73 degrees on tv hill.
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research is moving forward in the fight of the flu pandemic. >> coffee may help fight off a deadly bacteria. >> we have a new problem on southbound 95 in howard county. we'll talk about the crash in hampstead that is blocking some lanes.
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>> welcome back. we have some cloud cover this morning leftover from the storms last night. 82 degrees downtown. we don't expect any rate to start the day today. 77 in annapolis. 75 in frederick.
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a mixture of sunshine and a few clouds. high temperature, 95 this afternoon. the heat index near one hunter. we could see some scattered thunderstorms later today. -- the heat index near 100. >> a quick test may be able to tell if the flu shot will work for you. researchers developed a test that can predict the immune response to flu vaccine. the screen specific genes and certain genes are turned on. the use data from studies for people who got the flu shot from 2007 to 2009. studies are needed to confirm the results. >> drinking coffee and tea may lower the risk of getting infected by the deadly meursault bacteria -- mersa.
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those who drank coffee and tea were half as likely to have the disease in their nasal passages. researchers did not know why coffee and tea have this beneficial effect. other studies have found the drinks have the ability to kill bacteria. >> good news for us in the morning. >> keeping that bacteria away. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will have highlights of the home-run derby. winner was not an oriole. >> where live and we will see how they blow glass. >> be careful. we're under a code red advisory. we will get -- when will we get a break from this humid a break from this humid whe
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we do have some problems. southbound 95, an accident. speed sensor is not picking up a dilemma. we will monitor this. we do have a crash still being worked on in hampton that involves an overturned tractor trailer. proof 30 at the route 30 bypass traffic circle. all lanes were blocked. one lane gets by in each direction north and southbound on route 30. watch for delays. sophister remains closed between now role and howard -- dolphin remains close between mount royal and howard because of artscape. no delays to report so far this morning. this is traffic at old court
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road. the west side in the outer loop, a nice ride so far. this is traffic near 95 and 175. looking for a delays. we will keep you posted if any lanes are closed in this area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> we heavy delays on the brunswick line running 15 to 20 minutes late. light rail and metro subway is on schedule. the three, seven, 19, and 54 buses are operating with delays. the 77 bust is diverting because of construction. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. it will be another hot and steamy day today. we have some better news in the seven-day forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. she has tapped into her artistic side this morning. >> i am stepping into my ability
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to handle the heat site. it is 105 degrees in here. the out side feels good. >> it is all relative. >> these brave souls bare this heat every day because they are blowing gas. i have tim mcfadden. tell us what blowing glass is all about. >> this is what we're doing every day. making work for clients, for the gallery. we do glasses -- we do classes daily. this is everything you need for a small scale glass studio. we have the furnace, the caller. >> this is your assistance. tell us how she is beginning this process. >> she is rolling the glass into the colors. new heat id uppit up.
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from there we do some shaping and some blowing. this is what we do here. we do class is where you can learn how to do this process so you can make work for yourself whether you are looking to make a set of cops are bulls for your table where -- a set of cups or bowls. anything people can design, we can make out of glass. >> we will talk more about that in our next segment. he will be at artscape as well. you can check out his work. some heavier thunderstorms out to our west. we do have potential storms throughout the day. it will be hot and humid. tony will have a full check of the weather. this heat is something else. >> it is a shame they have to go
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outside on a day like today to cool off. everything is relative. 105 inside and 95 outside. thank you. it will be a hot day today. we have some storms last night. we have the heat we are talking about. 75 at the airport. 82 downtown. 75 in cockeysville. 73 in jarrettsville. the dew points are running in the low 70's. you will feel that. notice how the dew points drop- off in the mountains. 70 in frederick. there is a boundary out there west of frederick. that boundary could be the focal point for some thunderstorms later this afternoon. we had some big storms last night. the leftovers are drifting off across the tennessee valley. that will stay west of us and we
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will have cloud cover drifting into maryland. the man called the temperatures back from where they could be otherwise. a high of 95. it could have been worse. the relief is coming with this front that is in the great lakes. it will probably come through tomorrow morning. the front's this time of year are pretty weak. we'll have some released. -- some relief. the heat index will be near 100 degrees. the average high temperature at this time of year is 87. the record for today is 97. we will be in that neighborhood. maybe we will tie break that record. a chance for some thunderstorms tonight. the front comes through wednesday morning. the humidity shall drop off
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during the day. a high near 90. nice weather thursday and friday. low 90's saturday and sunday. mid 90's again by monday of next week. >> thank you. 73 degrees on tv hill. baltimore city schools have canceled summer schools today because of the heat. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> this morning we asked -- what do you think of howard county's plan to ban smoking in public parks? >> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of > >> we will take two on this one.
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the 82nd major-league all-star game is set for tonight. roy halladay and jered weaver, the starting pitchers. at wieters is the orioles representatives -- matt wieterrs. cal ripken throughout the first ball and acted as the commission. here is the plight of the night. check out this guy from the young all-star -- here is the play of the night. the contest came down to adrian gonzalez of the red sox and robinson cano of the yankees. into the swimming pool. 31 home runs for gonzo. that is the way to call. been by the game, robinson cano. this is the winner, number 32 for the night. his father was his pitcher.
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there you see him hugging his father. he taught him how to play in the dominican republic. robinson cano and his father shared the championship. a big moment. it was 20 years ago when cal ripken won the home-run derby contest in toronto. he did it with a devastating display of power. look at young jr. right there. he looks like eight g a. this was 10 years into his career. he rips 11 of them. fielder hit four. of his many honors. rookie of the year. all-star game mvp. first bell hall of famer -- first ballot hall of famer. good news on the labor talks.
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>> start getting your purple and black. >> thank you. ava marie will continue to prevent artscape. she will back. >> women have cravings of all kinds during pregnancy. why they should not overdo it on the carbs. >> the competition that has been emerging in germany. >> another hot and steamy day today. we wish to the seven-day forecast. >> a little busy. an incident on southbound 95 in howard county. another in hampstead.
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>> an amber alert remains in effect after a boy is abducted


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